News

MECK60+ Needs Assessment Survey

¿Qué pasa con los mayores de 60 años en Charlotte? (I)

El incremento de la población de personas mayores de 60 años en el mundo y en los Estados Unidos está creando muchos retos no solo para las personas de edad avanzada sino también para sus familias y las comunidades en las que viven.  El crecimiento económico y de prosperidad de la ciudad de Charlotte atrae a personas de toda edad y familias de otros lugares.  Igualmente hay muchos mayores que... ¿Qué pasa con los mayores de 60 años en Charlotte? (I) Read more >>

Art Contest Asked Students "How Do You See Aging?"

A photo of a rusted shovel with a broken handle, aged by years of harsh Appalachian weather and hard work, sat on display in UNC Charlotte’s Atkins Library through much of the month of November. The piece is a creation of senior and gerontology minor Seth Flynn, who submitted it as part of a contest hosted by the Gerontology Program, with the support of the Gerontology Club and the J. Murrey... Art Contest Asked Students "How Do You See Aging?" Read more >>

Caregiver Smile Summit 2 - www.caregiversummit.org

The Caregiver Smile Summit is a virtual Summit that will transform your caregiving by providing practical knowledge to make you a better caregiver, take care of your own health, while preparing you for your own aging journey. Anthony Cirillo, FACHE, ABC. President, The Aging Experience. The Caregiver Summit is a virtual summit consisting of pre-recorded video interviews. We will make the videos... Caregiver Smile Summit 2 - www.caregiversummit.org Read more >>

Researchers at UNC Charlotte are looking for Long Distance Caregivers for a Research Study

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte are looking for Long Distance Caregivers to participate in a focus group discussion. A Long Distance Caregiver (LDC) is a family or friend who provides care to a loved one who lives one hour or more from the care recipient. If you qualify, you will be asked to participate in a 90- minute discussion about LDC, what it means to you and... Researchers at UNC Charlotte are looking for Long Distance Caregivers for a Research Study Read more >>

Family Caregiving Series: Frequency and Risk Factors for Live Discharge from Hospice

Please join me in welcoming guest speak, Dr. David Russell to UNC Charlotte.  Dr. Russell, Assistant Professor, in the Department of Sociology at Appalachian State, will be providing the first lecture in the Family Caregiving Series.  The lecture is Friday, September 21, 2018, 1:15 pm, in Colvard 3066. Dr. Russell will be presenting findings from a mixed-methods study of live... Family Caregiving Series: Frequency and Risk Factors for Live Discharge from Hospice Read more >>